Oscar Contenders: VFX

Oscar Watch: Best Visual Effects Contenders

The short list of visual effects films that will head to the annual bake-off won’t be known until early in December, but the race is still a hot one that’s proving more even without ... Continue Reading →
Cinesite-150

Cinesite, Comic Animations Enter Feature Toon Market

Cinesite and 3QU Media have announced a major deal which will bring Cinesite into the family feature animation realm, with the first project — Charming — on deck. 3QU Media ... Continue Reading →
Robocop-150

Meet the Shiny Future of Law Enforcement

VFX supe Jamie ... Continue Reading →
cinesite-150

Cinesite’s ‘Beans’ Is a Gas!

London-based vfx studio Cinesite is causing an online stir with the release of its first short animated film, Beans, which showcases the company’s creature animation skills and ... Continue Reading →
ftrack-150-2

Asset Management tool ftrack 2.0 Hits the Market

The latest version of asset management tool ftrack 2.0. has arrived on the market. The new release including an entirely updated user interface, new planning and review tools, workflow ... Continue Reading →
monsters-university-150

Pixar’s ‘Monsters’ to Fight Zombies This Weekend

This weekend is shaping up to be an interesting battleground between new arrivals Disney/Pixar’s much-awaited prequel Monsters University and Paramount’s intriguing Brad ... Continue Reading →
iron-man-3-150

‘Iron Man 3' Intl. Opening Beats ‘Avengers’ Record

You’ve got to give it Tony Stark and his alter ego Iron Man: They definitely know how to put on a show. This past week, Disney/Marvel’s Iron Man 3 posted phenomenal numbers in ... Continue Reading →
iron-man-3-150

Marvel to Offer Two Versions of ‘Iron Man 3'

Audiences in China will be treated to a special Chinese version of Marvel’s Iron Man the studio announced today. This special version will include a special appearance by China’s ... Continue Reading →
bfx-150

BFX Festival Adds Competition for VFX, Animation Students

Brits looking to break into the visual effects industry, take note: The BFX Festival set for this summer in Bournemouth in the south of England has announced a student competition. The ... Continue Reading →
oscar-watch-2011-150

All the Pretty Digital Pictures

A passing glance at the list of the 10 features which made the vfx Oscar shortlist and will present 10-minute clips at the January 3 Bake-0ff is that many of them are returning champs. ... Continue Reading →